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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Charlie Eaton Duke University Press 2002 Student Unionism and Sustaining Student Power The progressive American student movement has proved itself one of our Charlie Eaton country’s most powerful political forces over the last seventy years. Although now...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 47–64.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Joel Westheimer Duke University Press 2002 Tenure Denied ANTI-UNIONISM AND ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM IN THE ACADEMY It...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 205–209.
Published: 01 September 2009
...John Brenkman This essay revisits the “Prospectus” written by the author, Stanley Aronowitz, and Fredric Jameson for Social Text 's first issue and evaluates it with thirty years' hindsight. It focuses on the journal's position regarding Marxism and the then Soviet Union, and its—for the author...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 242–245.
Published: 01 September 2009
... whether institutional mediations, like states and trade unions, have exhausted their potential to serve as agents of social change. In answering this question, the essay points to contemporary movement activity and recent developments in Latin American politics in which states have played a major role in...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 251–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., adjunctifying professoriate, casualized instruction, knowledge factory, and the global university. As an interventionist journal of tendency, work published over the past thirty years has considered responses along intersecting organizational registers of the professional association, industrial union and party...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2002
... ulty members met at the offices of New York University president L. Jay and Laura Oliva to deliver petitions in support of unionized graduate assistants. Tanenbaum Twenty-five hundred students and 170 professors were urging the univer- sity to bargain with NYU’s Graduate Student Organizing...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 11–25.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Willis paign to unionize New York University’s graduate assistants had larger reverberations on campus: it churned up a wave of faculty debate and activism. While the students’ mobilization incited adjuncts to move ahead with their own unionization drive, the administration’s response was the...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... opening of an RSA production operation in South Africa, where actors were not yet unionized. In itself, this strategy was neither surprising nor new. Advertisers, like the leaders of other industries, were simply attempting to use the global economy to drive down labor costs. But what does it mean...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 117–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
... disturbing the free exchange of ideas among academics can sometimes pose an obstacle to other kinds of political action. The much debated recent efforts of the British academic unions, AUT (Association of University Teachers...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
... that weren’t enough, these new hotels barely paid employees min- imum wage; large chains, like Marriott and Hyatt, also turned into big- time union busters. Clinton’s “empowerment zones,” set up in 1993, merely...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
... jobs, but in the absence of a shrinking pool of unionized industrial jobs, which often pay more than some professions such as teaching and social work, they must accept low- 18 Stanley Aronowitz paying service-sector employment, enter...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... 50/51: 263 -69. Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions. 2000. Casual nation. December. www.cgeu.org . Damrosch, David. 1995 . We scholars:Changing the culture of the university . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Davis, Lennard J. 1995-96 . Dancing in the dark: A manifesto against...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 83–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the British state in the nineteenth cen- tury, and, as far as Europe was concerned, the causes and campaigns of the two world wars seemed to be paramount. From the Whig, and Union- ist, view of the British experience...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 109–116.
Published: 01 December 2000
... on a new legislature. After all, the iconic figures of three cen- turies of Scottish semi-independence within the Union were not politi- cians or statesmen, but teachers, church ministers, lawyers, and, latterly, doctors...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 1–31.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Musicians (AFM) succeeded in organizing, and securing a contract for, the part-time Jazz Program faculty in the Mannes College of Music at the New School University. Among the seventy adjunct teachers represented by the union were some venerable musicians from the world...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): np.
Published: 01 March 2002
... NYU and the Academic Labor Movement Kitty Krupat and Laura Tanenbaum 27 Student Unionism and Sustaining Student Power Charlie Eaton 51 Hooked on Higher Education and Other Tales from Adjunct Faculty Organizing Micki McGee 61 The Waste Product of Graduate Education: Toward a...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
... convention floor that say what state people are from. But instead of the names of American states, your signs list affective states: Grief, Shame, Anger, Pain, Denial. You and your crew dress in white and march around Union Square shouting: United States of Outrage! United States of Outrage! Walking...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
... interview highlights the many contradictions that associations such as Grupo Unión face — developing projects that make visible to the world towns that have often been forgotten while sometimes failing to address the multiple needs of those...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the DHS to reorganize the workforce in a way that made much of the surveillance work harder while also undermining the federal employee unions’ institutional support of the workers.6 Before discussing the DHS solution to the labor problem, I consider in more detail The 9/11 Commission Report’s...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
... bombers as doing the work that the Soviet Union failed to do to bring capitalism down and that human rights observers are regularly taken in by fake massacres performed by Palestinian actors when a man in his midtwenties spoke up, saying that he personally had been tortured with electric shocks by...